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Big Al’s Game Show “The Gap” begins development shows 

BY Jason Chong | 24-May-2019
Big Als Game Show - The Gap

More than 20 years after “Wheel Of Fortune” wrapped filming here, The Black Box Experiment is bringing game shows back to Adelaide. For the month of June, one of Adelaide’s most adored comedians Big Al will host “The Gap” - a game show that fits big laughs into tiny spaces. Each week 2 contestants will be pitted against each other as they try and get inside the mind of a panel of personalities. The are no right answers - in this game only the funniest survive! If you like “Blankety Blanks” and “Cards Against Humanity” you’ll love The Gap.

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JULIAN LAFFAN – 'Illuminated Artefacts' @ Beaver Galleries - 30 May - 16 June

BY Beaver Galleries | 24-May-2019
JULIAN LAFFAN

A new exhibition by Braidwood artist @Julian Laffan. 'Illuminated Artefacts' presents works which focus on the intimacy of interiors.  Julian creates unique works by directly colouring his hand-carved woodblocks with pencil, oil and gouache.  His works are a prolonged meditation on an individual moment, carved and suspended as an image in timber and beautifully executed. Visit @beavergalleries for further information. #beavergalleries #julianlaffan #beavergalleries

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Time for slow art: new contemporary craft exhibitions prompt a slower pace to appreciate beauty

BY Craft ACT | 24-May-2019
New contemporary craft exhibitions

Craft ACT’s newest exhibitions show the infinite value of slowing down to appreciate the handmade and the layered beauty of our environment. From the time-consuming practice of tapestry by some of Australia’s most acclaimed textiles artists, to a contemporary large-scale wood block print installation, these new exhibitions showcase the value and extraordinary beauty of contemporary craft to create layers of meaning through history, connection and time.

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The Wizard of Oz – Young Performers Edition

BY Stage School Australia | 24-May-2019

Follow the yellow brick road to fun school holiday entertainment as the Young Australian Broadway Chorus presents The Wizard of Oz – Young Performers Edition at the University of Melbourne’s Union Theatre from July 10-13, 2019.

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Taking Their Stories to the Streets - Indigenous Art Program 2019 'Shared Connections'

BY Alicia Selby / Central Queensland University / Communication - Journalism Major | 23-May-2019

The Brisbane CBD has come alive with a dynamic outdoor art installation that celebrates 15 indigenous artists across 13 sites throughout the city, bringing stories of past, present and future to life throughout May, June and July 2019. The exhibit is part of the Brisbane City Council’s Indigenous Art Program ‘Shared Connections’ and showcases artwork from emerging and established local talent aimed at developing a deeper connection and understanding of Australia’s First Nations’ people in the wider community. #indigenousart #sharedconnections #brisbaneartanddesign #indigenousartprogram2019 @blaklash.projects

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Intrude

BY Zilla and Brook | 23-May-2019
Intrude

After traveling through over 100 cities Parer Studio’s major public art installation The Intrude Family will be coming to Australia for the first time, with the giant inflatable illuminated bunnies on show at Bunjil Place Plaza from 1 - 23 June. The event will also feature Nibbles, a new interactive work for the young at heart featuring baby bunny bunnies hopping around in their vegetable patch as children can feed them illuminated carrots, peas, and lettuce props.

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Town Hall Gallery After Dark

BY Boroondara Art | 23-May-2019
Town Hall Gallery After Dark

It’s time for the next instalment of art served up late with Town Hall Gallery After Dark returning on Friday 31 May. Visitors can indulge in a free feast for the senses that includes live music, after-hours viewing of some of the best artwork in Melbourne’s east, interactive activities, the Arts Bar and access to The Emporium where you can purchase handmade gifts by local artisans.

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Register now for the 2019 Screen Makers Conference

BY Screen Makers Conference | 22-May-2019
Register now for the 2019 Screen Makers Conference

Earlybird registrations are now open for the 2019 Screen Makers Conference, the leading event for emerging and early-career screen content makers across Australia. This year it will be held on Friday 26 July and Saturday 27 July, at Adelaide's Mercury Cinema. Register at www.screenmakersconference.com.au, and follow @screenmakersaus on social media for updates. #SMC19

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Robin Boyd, a portrait of an Australian house

BY Monash Gallery of Art | 22-May-2019

Lauren Bamford | Lydia Wegner | Mark Strizic. Exhibition: 25 May – 14 July 2019. Opening event: Saturday 25 May 2019. This exhibition is part of the 2019 Robin Boyd: Centenary of Design, a festival coordinated by the Robin Boyd Foundation across multiple venues in Victoria.

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Robert Jacks Important Selling Retrospective

BY Artvisory Gallery | 22-May-2019

Announcing an Important Selling Retrospective covering five decades of Robert Jacks' work launching this Saturday 25 May 3-5pm. Lyn Williams AM will speak at the opening. Exhibition includes major works exhibited at the NGV retrospective: Order and Variation, NGV 2014. On view Tuesday to Saturday 11am to 5pm daily, until 25 June 2019. Artvisory Gallery-409 Malvern Road South Yarra or online www.artvisory.com.au

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